Our History

30 years of Organic

Earth’s Best® brand was founded by Ron Koss and Arnie Koss in 1985. From day one, they recognized the importance of wholesome, pure nourishment for babies. Embracing fruits handpicked from organic orchards and vegetables cultivated from the earth, Ron Koss and Arnie Koss believed in creating delicious, organic baby food while promoting environmental responsibility.

30 years later, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. maintains this principle. Now offering a wide range of safe and gentle baby care products as well as nourishing foods, Earth’s Best® products are created with care, using pure, simple ingredients found in nature. Made with love from the ground up, you can trust Earth’s Best® products to be safe for your baby and safe for the environment.

1985

Ron Koss and Arnie Koss begin the Vermont-based, organic baby food company called Earth's Best® 

Organic food processing facility opens with just 20 employees producing three fruit purees and two vegetable purees

1987
1990

Expands fruit and vegetable offerings and introduces baby cereals

Earth's Best®  reaches a national distribution of over 50 varieties of baby food purees

1995
1996

Earth's Best®  purchased by H.J. Heinz Company

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. purchased Earth's Best®  brand and develops Tots and Kidz lines

2000
2004

Earth's Best®  partners with Sesame Street to promote the "Healthy Habits for Life" Initiative. The partnership later expands into a full line of Sesame Street branded breakfasts, snacks, meals and frozen foods.

Earth's Best®  brand expands to include Earth's Best®  Body Care by Jason

2005
2006

Earth's Best®  launches first ever organic soy infant formula

Earth's Best®  introduces Earth's Best TenderCare®  Chlorine Free Diapers and Wipes

2008
2011

Earth’s Best® introduces organic baby food puree pouches

Earth’s Best® introduces organic Toddler Milk Drink Powder

2014
2018

Earth’s Best® introduces the first Organic Gentle Formula

Earth’s Best® introduces the first organic toddler peanut butter puff to aide parents with early introduction to allergens for children 2 and older

2019